Sprint Nearly Doubles Its Early Termination Fee

Adding more fuel to the “Sprint is getting the iPhone 5” fire, the wireless provider has announced that on its new contracts, the early termination fee (ETF) will be raised to $350 from its current price of $200.  Interestingly enough, that’s the same price for an early termination at AT&T and Verizon – both companies who currently sell the iPhone.

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Sprint Issues Memo to Employees: Don’t Discuss iPhone 5

It seems like nearly every week there’s a new Apple/iPhone 5 rumor lately, and this week is no different – Sprint has apparently issued a memo to its retail employees asking them to refrain from discussing rumors of an Apple iPhone 5 on the Sprint Network.

The memo directs employees to not bring up the rumor with customers, and if the customer brings up the rumor on their own, to only say “no comment.” If a customer doesn’t drop the subject, employees can acknowledge that the rumor is out there and has been reported by news outlets, but again, are not allowed to make comment on the potential for an iPhone on the carrier.

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Sprint to Launch RIM 4G PlayBook

Recently RIM introduced the Blackberry Playbook tablet, designed to rival the iPad but with features that are unavaliable on the Apple tablet. Currently the model available is only equipped with Wi-Fi capabilities. A 4G version is coming this summer.

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Sprint's Supersonic HTC EVO 4G is Coming This Summer

The technology wars continue with Sprint promising a newer, faster, supersonic smartphone this summer. The HTC EVO 4G claims to be America's first 4G phone and will be as powerful as most people's home computers. Some details are still shrouded in mystery, such as exactly when the phone will be available and how much it will cost. But here's what we do know.

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The HTC EVO will connect to the internet 10 times faster than current 3G handsets, thanks to Sprint's growing 4G WiMAX networks, currently covering 27 markets. It has not just one, but two cameras - an 8 megapixel flash camera and a 1.3 front facing camera for video calls...

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